Afghanistan: Bullets And Burqas

Najibullah Quraishi follows a group of Afghan women who have signed up to fight the Taliban and ISIS.

Last month's massive bombings in the capital, Kabul, have underscored the difficulties the Afghanistan government has been having recently in containing a resurgent Taliban, backed by a growing Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ISIS presence.

The activities of the latter, with whom the Taliban currently seem to have a self-serving truce, are particularly worrisome because as ISIL suffers military reverses in Syria and Iraq it is looking to establish safer havens elsewhere and Afghanistan seems to fit the bill. Click to watch the film

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